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Community-building and cage-busting naturally match philosophy of IgnitED Labs

The latest all-college meeting for MLFTC at the end of last month was a chance for virtual connection, review, and celebration. The event brought closure for the unique semester we’ve had and some unexpected recognition for the IgnitED Labs and m … Read more »


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IgnitED Labs and IndigeDesign volunteers 3D print face masks for Navajo Nation

The Chief Operating Officer of the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, and the Emergency Management Specialist (EMS) of the Gallup Indian Medical Center reached out to the IndigeDesign Collab in Phoenix for more face shields and the Ignited Labs responded to this call within hours, opening the lab to allow staff to 3D print face shields for the Navajo Nation. Read more »


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Inside the Broadcasting of the Sun Devil Learning Labs

When the idea of Sun Devil Learning Labs (SDLL) first emerged within Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College in March, it was in response to a sudden and unexpected challenge coming from COVID-19 and the statewide closing of K-12 schools. The idea of SDLL is an online educational platform for MLFTC student teachers, known as Teacher Candidates, to continue to teach their assigned grade levels as required by their degree program while all K-12 schools are closed. Read more »


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From lab support to live educational producers, Educational Technology Champions exemplify their titles

After closing the doors on our network of IgnitED Labs at Poly, Tempe, and West, members of lab leadership were developing projects to keep our student workers employed. Read more »


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Polytech Open Door February 29

On February 29th, our IgnitED Lab team took part in the Polytechnic Open Door Event. With our VR, Nintendo Switch, 3D Prints and Spheros, we hoped to teach visitors the educational purposes of these technologies along with giving them pure fun and entertainment. Read more »


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Podcasts: Children Edition

It is no news that children are exceptional learners and quick to use new technology. Sometimes even better technology users than some professionals in the work field. Read more »


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Fulbright Fellows Visit IgnitED Labs Tempe

On February 25th, sixteen Fulbright Fellows attending ASU for the Spring 2020 semester visited the IgnitED Labs in Tempe for a tour. Fellows from Bangladesh, Brazil, Finland, Greece, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Senegal, Singapore, and Uganda walked through three different demonstrations of our most popular emerging technologies. Read more »


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Connecting early childhood educators with #emergingtech

Over 100 educators and future educators participated in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Early Childhood Conference on Saturday, February 8. Representatives from the IgnitED Labs had the opportunity to connect with educators and share how various emerging technologies align with early childhood teaching objectives. Read more »


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Homecoming fans experience IgnitED Labs technology

Once again the IgnitED Labs crew took some lab experiences outdoors for fun and learning during the annual Homecoming event. Read more »


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Visitors explore technology with IgnitED Labs during 2019 Family Weekend

During the 2019 Family Weekend, staff members from all locations of the IgnitED Labs collaborated to lead a variety of activities in Tempe’s Farmer Education Building. Read more »


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Future teachers use “chaotic energy” to showcase IgnitED Lab technologies, experiences during MLFTC’s Innovation Day

First year MLFTC students brought their podcast “Chaotic Energy” to Innovation Day on November 1 Read more »